Politico Playbook: 45 Free-Market Groups Sent Letter to GOP Leadership Outlining Essential Requirements for New CBO Director
Politico Playbook -
FIRST LOOK – “45 Free-Market Groups Send Letter to GOP Leadership Outlining Essential Requirements for New CBO Director”: “Independent Women’s Voice, Americans for Tax Reform, American Commitment, Tea Party Patriots, National Taxpayers Union, and Heritage Action are among the nearly four-dozen signees that today sent a letter to [Boehner, McConnell, Sens. Hatch and Enzi, and Rep. Tom Price] advising leadership to appoint a new director with bipartisan credibility, a strong research background, real-world forecast experience, and significant management experience that will ameliorate the agency’s projections, making them more transparent and more accurate.” http://bit.ly/1A3xXRJ
The Weekly Standard -
Given that nine in ten African-American women voted for Democrats in 2014, it may be no surprise that a focus group of urban, female, African-Americans had mostly contempt for all things “Republican” or “conservative.” But what was shocking is that this group also, unprompted, uniformly opposed both extended unemployment benefits and a minimum wage increase, and volunteered conservative economic and moral arguments about their potentially destructive impact on job creation, costs, and conduct.
Washington Examiner -
Almost four dozen prominent free-market political organizations are calling on congressional Republicans to appoint a new Congressional Budget Office director committed to using dynamic scoring and promoting transparency in the budget process.
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A WPA poll of n=500 likely runoff voters conducted November 24-25, 2014 on behalf of Independent Women's Voice shows that Bill Cassidy is solidly ahead of Mary Landrieu even if she manages to substantially increase African American turnout.
Washington Examiner -
Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy is poised for a landslide victory over Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in a Saturday runoff election in Louisiana, according to a GOP poll shared with the Washington Examiner.
Challengers point out that the law never authorized subsidies to be dispersed through a federal exchange, but only through an exchange established by a state.
The Left is trying to tell us that ObamaCare has receded as a campaign issue because voters are by and large satified with the law. Nothing could be further from the truth...
Independent Women's Voice policy analyst Hadley Heath Manning and FreedomWorks CEO Matt Kibbe join John Stossel to discuss the wrongs of politicians making their jobs a career.
Huffington Post - Politics -
These have been a tough few years. In discussions around kitchen tables throughout America, families have had to cope with higher healthcare costs, cancelled coverage, and fewer options for care. They've had to deal with lost jobs, fewer hours and less take-home pay. To turn this around, the Independent Women's Voice seeks to recognize leaders who understand the complex challenges of healthcare reform, and encourage them to continue their work for the American people.